Where in the world

December 3, 2014

Ferguson, Missouri A grand jury has reached the decision to not indict former Officer Darren Wilson, the police officer responsible for the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August. The decision means that Wilson will not be tried on murder charges. The announcement of the decision was met with protests and destructive riots in the […]

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The best time of the year

December 3, 2014

For many, the holidays are the best time of the year. Gaining give or take five pounds, the bone-chilling cold, and the seeing the distant relatives you are so fond of, really brings out the best in everyone. When it comes to food during this time of year, you now have your favorite drinks and foods […]

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Two man band flaunts new style

December 3, 2014

Here’s the “what’s what” on a new band in town called Reverist.  They’re a two-man band from Orlando that was formed this year. Steve Addington handles percussion and Omar Qazi handles everything else (piano, guitar, vocals). In the short month and a half since Reverist started playing shows, they have already tackled the feat of […]

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Shows to catch up on over break

December 3, 2014

1. Game of Thrones Winter break will serve as the perfect time to catch up on this tragic, comical, and sensual show. Based on Seven Kingdoms, different families fight to claim their ‘rightful’ place as the ruling family of all the kingdoms. Containing a lot violence, sex, and betrayal, you certainly will not get bored […]

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Assessing meal plan changes

December 3, 2014

 Staff Writer discusses rising prices and student responses. It can cost as much as ten dollars to get the pasta entrée in the dining hall, which does not include extras many students want, like a dessert or bottled drink. This semester, students have complained about increased Sodexo prices and low meal plan money, especially on […]

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Protect yourself from stress season

December 3, 2014

Feeling stressed lately? Maybe even a little sick? With exam season in our midst, these symptoms are not surprising, but they may be controllable. Although most people associate stress with tests and deadlines, stressors can appear at any time. According to a 2013 study published in The College Student Journal, freshmen and seniors are the […]

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Why I must stand

December 3, 2014

​I am a young, male college student living in Winter Park, Florida: a very privileged area in the United States. On November 25, 2015 at 1:30 a.m., I decided to stage a sit-in at Rollins College for Ferguson, Missouri, and Michael Brown, a boy who lost his life too soon. You might be wondering “how […]

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Journal spilling

December 3, 2014

The Sandspur ​partnered with Rachel Simmons’ ART 232/332: Visual Journal I/II to showcase the efforts of students working on a semester long art project.​ Clustered around a large table in the Cornell Fine Arts Center, a group of students share their recent editions to an ongoing, semester-long project: the visual journal. The course, ART 232 and 332, meets weekly to discuss topics not traditionally […]

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FSL recruitment undergoes changes

December 3, 2014

The Spring semester is almost here, a season filled with intercession courses, Spring Break, Fox Day, and of course sorority and fraternity recruitment. But this year’s recruitment season is a little different from what Rollins is used to. Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) have decided to move both women’s and men’s recruitment forward a week […]

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Critical, honest ‘Birdman’ delights audience

December 3, 2014

Birdman is the best movie of the year. I’m making this statement without any hesitation. Birdman stars Michael Keaton and was written and directed by Mexican filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. This a masterful tour de force of emotion and imagery makes for the best film of the year. Wickedly funny in the most dark sense […]

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